By the Mast Divided, Paperback

By the Mast Divided Paperback


London, 1793: Young firebrand John Pearce is illegally press-ganged from the refuge of the Pelican tavern to a brutal life aboard HMS Brilliant, a frigate on its way to war.

The pressed men from the tavern eventually form an exclusive gun crew, the Pelicans, with Pearce their elected leader.

During an action-packed two weeks, as HMS Brilliant chases a French privateer across the English Channel, this disparate group of men form friendships that will last a lifetime.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 512 pages
  • Publisher: Allison & Busby
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9780749082604



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